Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Gerald Wike
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 266
Report No. C12018073
Media Release (update)
Big Island police have charged a 61-year-old Kaʻū man in connection with a shooting Sunday afternoon (July 8) in Ocean View.
At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday (July 10), detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section charged John O’Leary of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates with attempted murder, second-degree assault and eight firearms offenses. His bail was set at $68,000.
He is being held at the Kona police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Wednesday (July 11)